The Carnegie Corporation of New York announced today that UW School of Law Assistant Professor Clark Lombardi has been chosen as a 2006 Carnegie Scholar. Lombardi is one of twenty U.S. scholars who will receive a grant of up to $100,000 to pursue specific Islam-centered research over the next two years.
Lombardi's Carnegie research, "Muslim Judges as a New Voice in Islamic Discourse," will examine the ways in which contemporary judges in the Muslim world have interpreted Islamic law and will explore the way in which their interpretation of Islamic legal texts is informed by civil, common or legal reasoning.
4th Annual Awards Event
featuring a public lecture by
Richard Salwen (’71),
founding General Counsel, Dell Computer Corporation
Affected One Lawyer's Career –
Richard Salwen is the recipient of the 2006
Sharon Nelson Leadership Award. This
award is given annually to an University of Washington Law School graduate who
has made significant contributions in the fields of law and technology. Salwen
is the founding General Counsel for the Dell Computer Corporation. He began his
career as an associate attorney at the firm then named Shidler, McBroom, Gates
and Baldwin (now Preston, Gates and Ellis). Salwen also served as Associate
General Counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration in Seattle and as
General Counsel at the Perot Group, a real estate investment and development
company owned by Ross Perot in Dallas, Texas.
The Shidler Center will also honor students and
faculty involved with law and technology programs at the University of
Washington School of Law. The lecture is free and open to members of the
University community and the public.
Wednesday, October 4, 2006
to 6:00 p.m.
Lecture followed by a reception.
William H. Gates Hall, Room 115
University of Washington, Seattle
RSVP by Tuesday, September 26, 2006,
or by phone (206)
Rick Salwen. He is available during the first week of October to accept the
nelson award. We are checking on rooms but I also wanted to check with you to
see if this works from your perspective looking at other alumni events, etc in
the fall. Salwen also mentioned that he is in settle over the summer and wil
call me to set up a lunch meeting so we can chat in person.